Career: Played for Duke for one season after transferring from South Carolina … Posted six shutouts and had a 0.93 goals against average and a .816 save percentage.
2013: Started all 19 games in goal … Finished season with a 0.93 goals against average and a .816 save percentage … Posted six shutouts and was a part of seven overall … Registered a career-high 10 saves in 0-0 draw with Virginia (10/8) … Stopped seven shots at North Carolina (10/1) … Had eight stops in 1-0 victory over Georgia Southern (9/10) … Compiled five-plus saves in five games … Allowed multiple goals in just six games … Played all but 7:11 overall.
At South Carolina: A two-year starter in goal for South Carolina … helped anchor the Gamecocks to the Conference USA regular season crown in 2011, making 52 saves and posting a 1.56 goals against average in 19 starts … In 2012, played 1,411 minutes overall and made 52 saves and had four shutouts as South Carolina went 5-11-2 … A three-time Conference USA Academic Honor Roll and SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll honoree.
Prep: Played prep career for head coach Andrew Chadwick at Green Hope High School ... Named a Parade Magazine High School Boy's All-American (2009) ... Member of the U-18 U.S. Men's National Team ... U-18 Men's National Team Camp (Jan 2008, Dec. 2008); U-18 U.S. Men's National Team Camp - Lisbon, Portugal (May 2008); U-18 U.S. Men's National Team Camp - Sydney, Australia (Jan. 2009) ... NSCAA/Adidas Youth High School All-American (Dec. 2008) ... Region III ODP (Olympic Development Program) team member ... An all-state honoree ... Played club soccer for CASL Chelsea FC Academy and coach Rusty Scarborough.
Personal: Born Alexander Thomas Long on August 22, 1991 in Raleigh, N.C. … son of Thomas and Gina Long … has one sister, Ashley.